Media Relations

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Office of Strategic Communication staff are ready to help connect media with sources, provide information about administrative and academic matters, and share the University of Iowa story. The OSC team can make the newsgathering process easier by providing access to campus buildings and newsmakers.


The quickest and easiest way to ensure a timely response is to email These emails go directly to the UI media relations team: Jeneane Beck, assistant vice president for external relations; Anne Bassett, media relations director; and Hayley Bruce, assistant director of media relations and the UI Department of Public Safety PIO.

Please direct inquiries involving University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics to its media relations team:

Inquiries involving the UI Department of Intercollegiate Athletics should be directed to Steve Roe, assistant athletics director of athletic communications:

As a state institution, journalists have access to public areas across the University of Iowa campus. However, you must contact our office before entering residence halls or classrooms unless a specific faculty member has granted permission to visit their classroom.